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Russia launches its first Arctic surveillance satellite

Sunday  13:15,   28 february 2021

© - A Soyuz rocket takes off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in April 2020 in Kazakhstan A Soyuz rocket took off Sunday from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, with the Russia's first Arctic climate monitoring satellite, the Roscosmos space agency >>>

Why it's time to take pro-Trump secession movement seriously

Sunday  12:00,   28 february 2021

This kind of seditious rhetoric would spell disaster for the supposedly United States of America. >>>

Coronavirus: For the Director General of Health, the curfew has proven itself

Sunday  11:55,   28 february 2021

Jérôme Salomon also assesses "collective immunity", that is, the minimum rate of people immunized for an epidemic to die out, at 80% © Jacques Witt / SIPA The Director General of Health Jérôme Salomon, in Paris in December... >>>

Covid-19: United States authorizes Johnson & Johnson vaccine

Sunday  10:50,   28 february 2021

Video Your browser does not support this video U n third vaccine across the Atlantic. United States on Saturday February 27 granted emergency clearance for Johnson & Johnson's vaccine against Covid-19 for people aged 18 and over, the United States... >>>

Los Angeles County orders extra $5 an hour in 'hero pay' for grocery workers

Sunday  09:10,   28 february 2021

Los Angeles County on Tuesday passed an ordinance mandating an extra $5 an hour in "hero pay" for grocery store workers.The mandate was passed in a 4-1 vote with the only Republican on the board voting against the measure, the Los Angeles Times... >>>

Audio diaries reveal Lady Bird Johnson's unseen influence in husband's administration

Sunday  09:10,   28 february 2021

Lady Bird Johnson was a first lady. But she was also a fierce advocate for environmental justice, feminism, and was one of LBJ's most trusted political strategists. Drawn from over 123 hours of the former first lady’s mostly unheard daily audio... >>>

Covid-19: United States grants emergency authorization for Johnson & Johnson vaccine

Sunday  08:55,   28 february 2021

© Dado Ruvic / Reuters The United States granted emergency authorization for Johnson & Johnson vaccine on Saturday February 27 against Covid-19. The American vaccine Johnson & Johnson urgently received the green light from the American authorities... >>>

Social media rallies thousands to sign up for bone marrow in effort to help a mother and son team beat cancer

Sunday  08:51,   28 february 2021

For over a year, this mom of three has been in a fierce race against time to save her 14-year-old son Jehvan from Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML), a rare blood cancer. © Courtesy Kristi Wolverton Jehvan Crompton, right, is pictured with his mom... >>>

'SNL' has Dr. Fauci hand out coronavirus vaccines on a game show

Sunday  08:30,   28 february 2021

As more coronavirus vaccines begin to roll out, it may be difficult to know if you're eligible or not, so "Saturday Night Live" tried to help a few lucky folks on Saturday. © NBC "Saturday Night Live's" Kate McKinnon in the role of Dr. Anthony... >>>

Costco raises its minimum wage above rivals like Amazon, Target and Best Buy

Sunday  08:20,   28 february 2021

Costco will raise its starting rate for hourly store workers in the United States to $16 an hour, putting its starting wage above rivals such as Amazon, Target and Best Buy. © Wu Xiaoling/Xinhua/ZUMA Press Customers leave a Costco store in Foster... >>>

Runners honor Ahmaud Arbery with 2.23 mile run

Sunday  08:05,   28 february 2021

Friday would have been Ahmaud Arbery's 26th birthday.Instead of celebrating, people all over the world are mourning the Georgia man's life by jogging 2.23 miles, symbolic of the date Arbery was fatally shot and killed while running -- February... >>>

New York City middle schools reopen for in-person class as Covid-19 surge fades

Sunday  08:05,   28 february 2021

New York City middle schools reopened for in-person classes on Thursday as a surge of coronavirus cases that had shut schools in November continued to fade. © Andrew H Walker/Shutterstock Mandatory Credit: Photo by Andrew H Walker/Shutterstock... >>>

Increase in durable goods orders three times higher than expected

Sunday  07:55,   28 february 2021

Orders for durable, long-term goods made in the U.S. increased by 3.4 percent in January, nearly three times higher than the previous month, according to a report released by the U.S. Census Bureau on Thursday.According to the report, this is the... >>>

Los Angeles district attorney faces recall effort less than 3 months into term

Sunday  06:05,   28 february 2021

George Gascón has come under fire for criminal justice reforms that critics say prioritize criminals over victims.Recall advocates, including victims’ families and law enforcement officials, claim Gascón, who ran on a progressive campaign to... >>>

Affirmative action opponents ask U.S. Supreme Court to take up Harvard case

Sunday  05:57,   28 february 2021

Affirmative action opponents ask U.S. Supreme Court to take up Harvard caseBOSTON (Reuters) - Opponents of policies used by universities to increase their numbers of Black and Hispanic students asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday to prohibit... >>>